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As specialists for hygiene and chemical-technical preservation with 130 years‘ experience, we know what‘s really important in the world of microorganisms.

In our Knowledge Portal we place at your disposal our know-how relating to infection prevention.

 
 
  • 1-propanol - a friend or foe in hand sanitizer?

    1-propanol - a friend or foe in hand sanitizer?

    Due to the shortage of hand hygiene products, many ad-hoc producers, such as distilleries, industrial chemicals suppliers and cosmetic manufacturers have started producing and distributing hand sanitizers to fill the vacuum. As much as this is welcomed, it also presents a conflicting situation and raises the question which many health authorities, such as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are starting to address - rogue hand sanitizer!

  • ALL ABOUT Octenisept from Science

    ALL ABOUT Octenisept from Science

    Have you ever wondered how does the main active ingredient Octenidine in octenisept antiseptic solution works to heal wounds? Click the link to find out more

  • Germs

    Germs

    Infections can be caused by a large number of pathogens. But what actually is the difference between Clostridium difficile and a norovirus? We now invite you to take a closer look at these germs.

  • History of hygiene

    History of hygiene

    Numerous advances in medicine are unthinkable without the development of specific and powerful hygiene products - this is shown by the fascinating history of the fight against infection. It begins in antiquity and extends up to the present day.

  • Octenidine

    Octenidine

    Octenidine presented in animated videos. Learn more about schülke's octenidine-based products.

  • Publications

    Publications

    Rapidly response to the latest findings from research and development – be informed either – in schülke’s publication area.

  • Recall of hand sanitizer – what other option do we have now?

    Recall of hand sanitizer – what other option do we have now?

    Hand hygiene has become an integral part of our preventive measures towards reducing our risk to COVID19. The situation associated with hand hygiene product has evolved from the initial shortage of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) to a plethora of ABHR to cater for the surge in demand, and now, recall episodes of rogue products by various health authorities around the world.

  • Wound Management

    Wound Management

    Proper treatment of a wound can be a very complex, time-consuming and costly task. In particular, this is why training offers for correct wound treatment abound on the market. It is not always easy to ascertain the cause of a wound, to typify it and to define a clear treatment regimen.

  • Wuhan Coronavirus

    Wuhan Coronavirus

    In December 2019, the city of Wuhan in China became the epicenter of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) outbreak with the first case identified and confirmed on 7 Jan 2020. This unknown virus (likely originated from bats) quickly received global attention and further investigation showed a 70% genetic similarity to that of SARS-CoV (severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus). To date it have caused a death toll of 170 with 7739 confirmed infected cases in China and 75 across the globe. (Figures as at 30 Jan 2020).

1-propanol - a friend or foe in hand sanitizer?

1-propanol

Due to the shortage of hand hygiene products, many ad-hoc producers, such as distilleries, industrial chemicals suppliers and cosmetic manufacturers have started producing and distributing hand sanitizers to fill the vacuum. As much as this is welcomed, it also presents a conflicting situation and raises the question which many health authorities, such as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are starting to address - rogue hand sanitizer!